Asian Civilisations Museum


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Located by the historic Singapore River, the Asian Civilisations Museum traces the diverse cultural roots of modern Singaporeans. A descendant of the Raffles Museum, the ACM features collections from Southeast Asia, South Asia, China and the Islamic world of West Asia. In addition, the Singapore River Gallery tells the moving story of immigrants who lived and worked on the Singapore River, the source of Singapore's rich multi-cultural society.

At the ACM, you will begin your journey through Asia with friendly interactive hosts and multimedia displays to guide you. The first and only museum in the region with a focus on Asian cultures, the ACM presents a programme of changing special exhibitions throughout the year.

The Asian Civilisations Museum occupies over 14,000 square metres and 11 galleries displaying well over 1300 artifacts.

Museum visitors are able to enjoy a multitude of special seasonal exhibits throughout the year. With several events, exhibits and educational programs it is a visit each person should partake in. Plus, the ACM offers a museum shop, a café and a restaurant for when hunger strikes. For your special event, you may rent their full equipped auditorium or their function room called River Room which offers a spectacular view of Singapore and can be extented to an open air space, the River Terrace.

Admission Tickets: Adults S$8 and free admission for visitors aged 6 and below. Free for all Singapore Citizens and Permanent Residents all year round to the permanent galleries and some selected special exhibitions.

Discounted admission on Fridays from 7 - 9pm.


1 Empress Place, Singapore, Civic-District, 17955

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